French Toast Day 2022 is on Monday, November 28, 2022: how to make french toast?
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French toast is really a food produced by baking bread in egg mix, though many variants exist by region by elements – some including sweet additions for example fruit, syrups and milk. French Toast Day encourages you to do this scrumptious dish (also called eggy bread and poor knight’s pudding) instead of your normal breakfast (or dessert).
3 large eggs
3/4 cup (180 ml) milk or cream
pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (optional)
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
8 slices of good quality, day old bread (cut into 1/2 inch slices) (1.5 cm)
Butter for frying
In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, vanilla extract and ground cinnamon (if using). Transfer the egg mixture to a large shallow glass or ceramic dish. Dip both sides of each slice of bread into the egg mixture.
Meanwhile, in a large non-stick frying pan, over medium to medium-high heat, melt about one tablespoon of butter. Fry the slices of bread until golden brown on one side and then turn and fry the other side. If not serving immediately, keep warm in a 250 degree F (130 degree C) oven. Continue frying the other slices of bread, adding more butter as needed.
Serve immediately with a dusting of powdered sugar and pure maple syrup or fresh fruit.
How to make french toast?
This French toast is best when made with day-old bread. The recipe is inspired by a cafe in CA. I don't mind saying it’s the best French toast you’ll ever have!
1 whole Loaf French Bread (day Old Is Best)
8 Large Eggs
1-½ cup Half-and-half
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Grated Orange Peel (optional)
Powdered Sugar (optional)
First, take one large loaf of French bread (it really is best if it’s slightly hard—day old is great!) and slice it on the diagonal to get big slices, about 1″ thick. You should be able to get about 8 slices from one loaf.
Next, mix the eggs and half-and-half in a large baking dish (I use a lasagna pan so I can soak all the bread at once). Whisk to combine. Add the vanilla (and orange peel if you want) and stir. It should look kind of like a custard mixture.
Take the slices of French bread and lay them in a single layer in the custard mixture. Move them around to get the first side nice and coated. Now, flip them all over and let them sit for at least 15 minutes. You want the bread to soak up all that lovely custard!
Heat a griddle or grill pan (you can use a saute pan too) to medium-high heat. Add lots of butter to coat the pan (about 1-2 tablespoons).
Place bread on heated pan and cook for 4-5 minutes on the first side or until nice and golden brown. Flip and cook the other side again until golden brown.
Serve with your choice of toppings: butter and powdered sugar or syrup.....
Any good recipe for french toast?
HONEY FRENCH TOAST
2 slightly beaten eggs
1/4 c. milk
1/4 c. honey
1/4 tsp. salt
Combine the ingredients. Use day old bread slices. Coat each side in egg mixture and fry in butter until brown on each side.
Heat: 2 tbsp. lemon juice 2 tbsp. butter
Serve over French toast.
Cinnamon French Toast
Makes 4-8 servings.
12 teaspoons half and half
2 tablespoons sugar
6 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 3/4" thick slices soft-centered French bread
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
warm maple syrup
1. Beat the eggs, half and half, sugar, 4 teaspoons cinnamon, and the vanilla extract in a 13"x9"x2" glass baking dish or its equivalent. Blend well.
2. Add the bread quickly, and turn to coat – don't oversoak the bread. Set the pieces on a plate, cover and chill at least 30 minutes before use.
3. To cook, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the bread and cook until golden and cooked through, about 3 minutes a side. Transfer to warmed plates, top with a sprinkling of powdered sugar and cinnamon and serve with the warmed maple syrup.
Honey Custard French Toast
1/2 cup honey
1 cup milk
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
12 slices French bread, each 3/4-inch thick
Honey and toasted pecan pieces for garnish, as desired
In a large bowl, beat honey, milk, eggs, cinnamon and salt. Dip bread slices in egg mixture, turning to coat. Melt a little butter in a large skillet over medium heat and brown soaked slices, turning once to brown second side.
Serve with additional honey and sprinkle with pecans, as desired.
Yields 6 servings.